[geo-discuss] switch2osm.org launched today

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Thu Jan 26 21:57:37 UTC 2012

Dear Harry,

Just to say welcome to the list and that this is a really fantastic
initative -- all too often open-source or open data projects lack the
promotional and "business-friendly" activities to match their
technical and community ones.



On 25 January 2012 22:44, Harry Wood <mail at harrywood.co.uk> wrote:
> Greetings open geo-data people! Today I've been helping to launch a new
> website:
> http://switch2osm.org
> ...to help explain switching to OpenStreetMap. Its mainly targeted at web
> developers, explaining how and why you might switch from other map
> providers.
> Please take a look and let me now what you think. Hopefully all you
> OpenKnowledge folks are familiar with and supportive of OpenStreetMap.
> Please help us to launch this website by passing on the URL to this new
> website, to developers, or any tech press contacts who might be interested
> (something OKFN can help us with more formally perhaps?)
> or more simply...
> retweet this: https://twitter.com/#!/openstreetmap/status/162128203639566336
> (and use the #switch2osm hashtag)
> +1 this
> Harry Wood
> OpenStreetMap volunteer
> p.s.  I've only just discovered this mailing list. OKFN sure does have a lot
> of them!  Apologies for outrageous advertising on my first post.
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